May Auto Sales: This Month’s Record Breakers
Chrysler Group Sets Three All-time Monthly Benchmarks
The American auto industry grew by 25.7 percent in May, but much of this gaudy increase came because sales numbers were being compared to those from a particularly challenging month in 2011. That was when the repercussions from last year’s natural disasters in Japan were first beginning to really affect the U.S. marketplace. On the other hand, no disclaimers are needed for the performances from the Acura RDX, Dodge Challenger, FIAT 500, Ford Transit Connect, Jeep Wrangler and Volkswagen Passat—all six posted their highest monthly sales totals ever.